International Business

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
28.30 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants)
  • DEC 200.B0 or 200.C0: Math NYA, NYB, NYC (competences 00UN, 00UP, 00UQ)
  • DEC 700.A0: Math (competences 01Y1, 01Y2, 01Y4)
  • DEC 300.A0: Math 103, 203, 105 (competences 022X, 022Y, 022Z)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English; pre-calculus
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (Subject Tests must include Math and any
      other subject).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Concentration

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

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Overview

Get ready to conduct business on a global scale. As an International Business student at McGill University, you’ll have every opportunity to succeed in the global marketplace.

The International Business Concentration will help you understand international business relations and give you the conceptual and analytical framework needed to formulate feasible and effective business policies in an international setting.

Discover what it takes to lead on a global scale: gain cross-cultural awareness and a global mindset and learn how to build effective international workforces and operations. With courses in management in the global context, business climate in developing countries, marketing research and cross-cultural management, you’ll be well equipped for a rewarding career across a variety of internationally oriented organizations.


Careers

With economic and business activity becoming increasingly globalized, the International Business concentration will prepare you for a career in a variety of internationally-oriented organizations, including:

  • local business firms involved in international trade, licensing, or financial arrangements;
  • headquarters or subsidiaries of multinational companies;
  • banks and other international financial institutions; and
  • various governmental organizations. 

Faculty

The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe.

Learn more about International Business faculty

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application. 

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